This Report examines reasons for the sizable jobs gap, how the Biden administration and state and local legislatures have shaped employment policy, the challenges presented by the evolving nature of work, and the urgent need for federal policy reforms.
Although the 2020 presidential election is technically behind us, razor-thin and contested elections for the presidency and Congress remain, potentially drawing out the uncertainty through the new year.
The challenges employees and employers continue to face this Labor Day are enormous and unprecedented. The year’s Labor Day Report focuses on the state of employment in the context of the global pandemic.
As the world focused its attention on the COVID-19 pandemic, other legal issues took a back seat. In California, however, the topic of whether a worker should be classified as an independent contractor or an employee has come to the fore.
As more businesses reopen across the country, it is time to come together (virtually) to discuss an additional challenge some employers might face in the coming weeks: an increased minimum wage obligation for non-exempt employees.
Hey, do you want to read an article not about COVID-19? Well, you are in luck, because in this virus-free issue of Wage Watch, we discuss only developments concerning the minimum wage, tips, and overtime that occurred in the last few weeks.